Wine of the Week: Nino Franco Rustico Valdobbiadne Superiore D.O.C.G.

I had the occasion to meet Primo Franco of the Nino Franco winery at an intimate lunch organized by Tony Didio a couple of years ago. Primo was fascinating and an incredible "Signore del Vino." His family winery is one of the first to make a name for themselves in the Prosecco trade, quite unimaginable... Continue Reading →

Buona Befana: The New Year Truly Begins

La Befana vien di notte con le scarpe tutte rotte! Viva, viva la Befana che le feste porta via! The Befana comes at night with broken shoes, long live, long live la Befana who ends the holiday. A loose translation but literally La Befana is always the end of the Christmas holiday in Italy. This... Continue Reading →

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